Sunday, June 24 – St. John the Baptist

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St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist By Lisa Fernandes Today is the Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, one of the oldest celebrations in the Church. And a popular holiday in Québec (St. Jean-Baptiste Day). John is an important figure in that he is a forerunner of Christ. This is shown in that his […]

Saint Vincent dePaul

Thank you for your generous contributions to the June 16/17 Saint Vincent dePaul Bundle Up Weekend. Your donations have helped tremendously. Thank you!

St. Patrick’s Annual Novena Triduum

Join the St. Patrick’s Church (131 McCaul St.) community for the Annual Novena Triduum to honour Mary, Mother of Perpetual Help, June 25-27. Novena prayers and Mass begin each evening at 7 p.m. On Monday evening, they will welcome families to the celebration and will honour them with a special prayer of blessings. On Tuesday, they will focus on the theme of healing, with the Sacrament of the Sick being offered for those in need. Fr. Mark Miller, Redemptorist provincial and moral theologian, will be the celebrant for the first two evenings, and Bishop Robert Kasun, CSB, will be the celebrant and homilist for the feast day on June 27. An international celebration will conclude the feast day celebration. For more information, visit

John Ford First Sunday Food Drive

Next weekend, June 30/July 1, is the John Ford First Sunday Food Drive. Although all donations are most certainly welcome, we are most in need of:

  • Canned Fruits Canned Tuna, Chicken, Ham
  • Cookies
  • Family-size Juices
  • Raisins, dried cranberries
  • Fruit Cups
  • Jam
  • Granola Bars

Over the summer months, our Outreach Ministries see an increase in patronage, as other programs in the surrounding area shut down. Your contributions help ensure the continued success of our programs. If you’re interested in finding out more information or volunteering with outreach ministries, please contact Michael at or (416) 926-1300 x.3210 Thank you for your continued support of the Out of the Cold and Miller Group Outreach Ministries.

July Long Weekend

Please note that the parish office will be closed on Monday, July 2, 2018 in observance of Canada Day. Mass will be celebrated at 9:00AM, after which the Church will be closed; regularly scheduled confessions are cancelled.

“True love is delicate and kind, full of gentle perception and understanding, full of beauty and grace, full of joy unutterable.

There should be some flavor of this in all our love for others. We are all one.

With such a love one would see all things new; we would begin to see people as they really are, as God sees them.”

– Dorothy Day

Renew Toronto

Renew Toronto is a conference for all Young Adults aged 19-39. It is an opportunity to grow in faith alongside like-minded people in a similar stage of life. This conference will offer unique opportunities for students, young adult professionals, young couples and families, men and women! Sponsored by the Office for Catholic Youth, Renew Toronto takes place October 12-14, 2018. For more information about registration, please visit


June 24th — June 30th

SUNDAY Nativity of St. John the Baptist
9:00AM Dorothy Duffy (+)
10:30AM Pro Populo
12:00PM Sister Caritas Sevilla(+)
4:30PM Aida Abuel (+)
7:30AM Yenukunme Chantal Jôssu (liv.)
12:10PM James Harvey (+)
7:30AM Yenukunme Chantal Jôssu (liv.)
12:10PM Daniel Pollock (+), Eleanor McBride (+)
7:30AM Michael Stardub (+)
12:10PM Catejan Castelino (+)
THURSDAY St. Irenaeus
7:30AM Marie Bernice Casey (+)
12:10PM Lue Tan (+)
FRIDAY Sts Peter and Paul
7:30AM Young Mi Sim (liv.)
12:10PM Paolo Scoppio Jr and Sr. (+,+)
5:00PM Leo Dugbe (+)

PRAY FOR THE SICK, especially, Claire Fidler, Kam Fung Tem, Angel Martinez, Margaret-Mary McKenzie, Rita Moran, Celerina Agpoon Lucy Rietveld Bowers, Donna Wood, Clare DeMello, Erika Farncomb, Roberto Martello, Mary O’Brien, Paul and Filomena Larocca, Joseph Troncone, Rebecca Beaton, Paul O’Brien, Carry Eillen, Romulus DeMello, Neil McCormack, Alexander Wu, Desmond Brownlee, Emilia Perejmybida, Tai-Ho Myung, Young-Mi Sim, and Anne MacCarthy.


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